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    Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick

    Jure uxoris 16th Earl of Warwick and suo jure 6th Earl of Salisbury

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  1. Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, 6th Earl of Salisbury KG (22 November 1428 – 14 April 1471), known as Warwick the Kingmaker, was an English nobleman, administrator, landowner of the House of Neville fortune and military commander.

  2. Richard Neville, 16th earl of Warwick (born November 22, 1428—died April 14, 1471, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England) English nobleman called, since the 16th century, “the Kingmaker,” in reference to his role as arbiter of royal power during the first half of the Wars of the Roses (1455–85) between the houses of Lancaster and York.

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  3. Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick. He was born Richard Neville on 22nd November 1428, the eldest son of the 5th Earl of Salisbury. He later acquired the title 16th Earl of Warwick through his advantageous marriage to Lady Anne Beauchamp, Countess of Warwick, daughter of Richard Beauchamp, the 13th Earl of Warwick.

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  5. The most powerful magnate in the land, his support and actions led to the deposition of two monarchs. It was this that led to him being known as Warwick the Kingmaker. Neville, though from a wealthy background, gained much of his land and his titles through marriage.

  6. The man who put the teenage Edward IV on the throne was one of England’s most powerful barons, Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick. But the man who became known as ‘Warwick the Kingmaker’ saw his star ascendancy fall after playing a dangerous game of double-dealing and manipulation. Warwick’s poker game.

  7. Mar 25, 2021 · Richard Neville, the 16th Earl of Warwick (1428–71) was a decisive player in the late 15th-century conflict known as the Wars of the Roses. Fuelled by unparalleled personal wealth and the influence it generated at home and abroad, Warwick used his power to raise and remove kings in a medieval game of thrones that had far-reaching effects on ...

  8. Mar 23, 2023 · Elizabeth Woodville Public domain via Wikimedia Commons Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, also known as the "kingmaker" Public domain via Wikimedia Commons. It was during these battles ...

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